Professional photographer Andrew Gibson (© Andrew S. Gibson) talks about a method that allows you to get to an object very, very close – through the use of reversible rings.
Reversible rings for macro
If you already have a lens with a focal length of 50 mm or a whale lens (usually lenses with focal lengths of 18-55 mm), then acquiring a reversing ring will also be the most inexpensive way to get macro equipment and join the macro culture completely armed.
The method involves working with a lens inverted backwards, so that the front element looks at the camera, and the rear – at the subject. To do this, you need to buy a special adapter – a reversing ring, which allows you to mount an inverted lens either to the camera or to another lens. Continue reading
Macro photography is sometimes mistakenly called “close-up photography” in photography. This statement cannot be considered fundamentally false, but if you use it, then very many may consider you an amateur. In the classical sense, macro photography is called shooting at a scale of 1: 2 – 20: 1 (that is, 1 centimeter of the image on the photosensitive material of the camera corresponds to 2-0.05 centimeters of the object). As a rule, macro subjects are very small – most often they are insects or flowers.
Larger objects can also be interesting for macro shots if, for example, a photographer wants to focus on some very specific, smaller details of a large object. Continue reading
Despite the fact that advanced digital photography technologies have made the process of photographing much easier, and now you can instantly evaluate (although very approximately) the result obtained on the camera screen, nevertheless, shooters manage to make the most simple, incredibly common and extremely annoying mistakes and mistakes , it would seem, in a rather simple case – photographing mushrooms.
Autumn can be loved at least because this season it is possible to combine several pleasant activities in one: relax in nature, pick mushrooms and do your favorite hobby. And yes! Then brag about their findings, because mushroom pickers take an honorable second place in boasting after fishermen. Continue reading